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Vinyl Fabrics – Useful for Stylish and Durable Upholstery

Vinyl is a high tech fabric well suited for commercial furnishings in hotels, waiting rooms, offices, conference centers, and municipal buildings. Vinyl fabrics offer some unique…


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Case Study: Therapeutic Environment Maximized with Hospital Renovation

In the complex endeavor of building or renovating healthcare facilities, hospital administrators and staff benefit from working with experienced designers and construction professionals who can guide them through…

Hospitals Look to Designers To Tackle Problem of Violence and Aggression in Emergency Departments

Design Competition Attracts Industry Elite to Develop Comprehensive Solutions It is reported that in England hospital staff experience more than 150 incidents of violence and aggression…

Forté Designer Furniture in Over 3,500 Combinations

The new Forté™ Series lounge seating collection of contract furniture is now available with interchangeable base styles, optional coordinating upholstered seats, and connecting tables for over…

Inmate Violence is Reduced with Chess-In-Jail Programs

Advocates Say Chess-In-Jails Programs Help Reduce Inmate Violence and Teach Good Decision-Making Skills It was reported in April of this year that the Cook County Jail…

Detention-Grade ADA Shower Seat Addresses Industry Need

Fully Recessed Wall-Mount Version Addresses Industry Need for ADA Compliancy The first detention-grade, recessed stainless steel shower seat that is fully compliant with the Americans with…

Emergency Shelter Furnishings a Necessity for Salvation Army

A recently published case study illustrates how the newly completed Salvation Army emergency shelter facility in Phoenix serves as an ideal model for evaluating and selecting furnishings…

Protégé Steel Dormitory Furniture: Bed Bug Resistant for Transitional Housing

Norix Launches Line of Bed Bug Resistant Dormitory Furniture A new collection of steel bed bug resistant furniture is now available from Norix Group, a leading provider of…

Study Shows Increasing Prisoner Visitation Reduces Inmate Recidivism

Study shows that increasing prisoner visitation reduces inmate recidivism and  benefits both communities and taxpayers According to a recent five-year study by the Minnesota Department of Corrections,…

White Paper: Design Considerations for New Correctional Facilities

In our previous blog we set the stage for the current state of correctional facility design and discussed future applications. Here we’ll cover design considerations for…